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Passengers upbeat as Amritsar, Nanded travel time down by 33 hrs

Neeraj Bagga Tribune News Service Amritsar, December 24 Passengers on Air India’s Amritsar-Nanded flight are a happy lot. The reason: The extremely short duration journey in comparison to the arduous 36-hour travel by train. NRI Mohinder Paul Singh appreciating the comfortable journey said they were welcomed warmly at the airport. He paid obeisance at Takht Hazur Sahib. After travelling in the inaugural flight, he returned today by the return flight. “I had visited Nanded many times by train which consumed 36 hours to cover 2,000 km,” he said. “On the other hand, the flight just takes 2.30 hours.” Another passenger Dr Hardip Singh said, “Getting reservation in trains 20-30 days in advance is an uphill task,” he said. Kulwant Singh Ankhi, president of the Amritsar Vikas Manch which had been